MSU takes top seed to the limit, but falls just short
Teams face off at 10 p.m. ET on Pac-12 Networks
Teams face off at 10 p.m. ET on Pac-12 Networks
MSU snaps eight-game skid vs. Boilers in fourth straight overall victory
Garvelink has 12 kills, block in home victory
SENIOR (2014): Appeared in 31 of 33 matches, starting six of the last seven... Averaged 1.33 digs per set ... Had 16 service aces on the season ... Appeared in all four matches at the UAB/Samford Invitational ... Had six digs in a sweep of UAB (8/29) ... Had three digs against Jacksonville State and added four digs and an assist in the nightcap vs. Samford (8/30) ... Started the match against LIU-Brooklyn (9/19), pressed into setting duties ... Had 29 assists, a pair of aces, and 14 digs against the Blackbirds for her second career double-double ... Had eight digs and an ace in the Big Ten-opening win at Indiana (9/26) ... Recorded three digs in a home sweep of Iowa (10/11) ... Came off the bench to deliver three service aces and six digs, along with an assist, in a tough loss to Illinois (10/31) ... Had an ace and three digs in a home sweep of Northwestern (11/1) ... Had nine digs, an assist and was perfect in 21 receptions at Nebraska (11/12) ... Earned her second start of the season in a 3-0 sweep of Indiana (11/15) ... Posted three digs and a pair of assists in her second straight start, at Northwestern (11/19) ... Earned her third start over four matches against Purdue (11/26), turning in three digs as the Spartans swept the Boilermakers ... Tied her career best with four service aces and added eight digs in a first-round NCAA win over Loyola-Marymount (12/5) ... Posted 12 digs in her final collegiate match, a four-set dogfight with No. 1 Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (12/6).
JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in 31 matches, earning a spot as a starter early in the season with an injury to Halle Peterson ... Contributed 0.75 digs per set and 1.30 assists per set ... Ranked third on the team and 10th in the Big Ten in service aces (0.23 per set) ... Surpassed her career total in assists (3) with four in the season-opener against St. Francis (8/30) ... Had her first career double-double against Virginia Tech (8/31), with a then-career-best 16 assists and 10 digs ... Tied her career best with 16 assists against Oregon, (9/6), with four service aces and six digs ... Had her third straight match with double-digit assists against Oregon State (9/7), compiling 10 to go along with two digs and an ace ... Surpassed her two-year total of six service aces with seven in the first five matches of the season ... Turned in three more double-digit assist performances at the Butler Invitational, including a career-best 17 against IPFW (9/13). Finished the weekend with 44 assists and 17 digs in three matches at Butler ... Had a pair of service aces, 15 assists, and three digs against Duquesne (9/21) ... Had a pair of service aces late in the match as MSU upset top-ranked Penn State in State College (9/27) ... Came in to contribute two aces in a loss at Minnesota (10/17) ... Had an assist and six digs in a tough loss to Michigan (10/23) ... Contributed a service ace when called on to serve in a three-set victory at Michigan (11/27) ... Had a pair of digs in a five-setter at Purdue (11/30).
SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in 23 matches on the season ... Tied a career-high three digs in a 3-1 win against Youngstown State at the Spartan Showcase (8/25) ... Had an ace against Fairfield in the UConn Classic (8/31) ... Chipped in with a dig in a 3-1 win over Minnesota (11/9) ... Had two digs in a 3-0 win over Wisconsin (11/10) ... Notched a service ace against UCLA in a 3-1 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (12/1).
CLUB: A member of the Dead Frog Volleyball Club which placed third at the 2010 AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for head coach Vicky Groat at St. Philip Catholic Central High School ... Finished with a record of 245-23-12 while winning four MHSAA Class D State Championships, the school's fifth straight ... A PrepVolleyball.com high school All-American in 2010 ... AVCA 2010-11 Under Armour Girls' High School All-America Watch List ... Recorded 1,047 assists and 177 digs as a senior ... Also posted 163 aces and 191 kills her final year ... Averaged 6.72 assists per game throughout her career, tallying a total of 4,197 ... Posted a career total of 988 digs for a 1.50 digs per game mark ... Nominee for the 2010 Michigan Miss Volleyball Award ... A Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association first-team All-State selection in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Earned all-conference honors all four years ... Named to the all-city team as a sophomore, junior and senior ...Earned best defensive player honors, as selected by team ... Named team captain her senior year ... Member of the National Honors Society ... A member of the honor roll all four years ... Ranked in top 10 of graduating class.
PERSONAL: Born March 3, 1993 ... Daughter of Laurie Hubbard ... Mother played softball at Kellogg Community College ... Older sister, Ashleigh, played volleyball at Saginaw Valley State University ... Has younger twin siblings, Sierra (Western Michigan) and Tyler (Siena Heights) who will begin their collegiate volleyball careers this fall ... Majoring in psychology.